BCN organised its 27th Annual General Meeting (AGM) in Kathmandu on 19 December, 2009. The AGM was attended by government officials, patrons, advisors, members, supporters of BCN and representatives from various conservation organisations. President of BCN Mr. Shree Ram Subedi presided over the meeting.
On the occasion, Mr. Gopal Prasad Upadhyay, Director General of the Department of National Parks and Wildlife Conservation, and Chief Guest of the ceremony, handed over the Jatayu scholarship certificates to three M.Sc. students from the Tribhuvan University. The scholarship was awarded for the research study on the vultures of Nepal. The letters of appreciation were given to Dikpal Krishna Karmacharya, Hemanta Dhakal and Krishna Bhusal for undertaking research on the behavioural patterns of vultures, its habitats and the management and conservation initiatives of the Jayatu Restaurants of Nepal.
On the occasion, Dr. Hum B. Gurung, Chief
Executive Officer of BCN, presented the annual progress and future plans of BCN
and Mr. Yubraj Basnet, Treasurer of BCN's Executive Council, presented the
financial report of FY 2008/2009.
Altogether, over 90 members and partners attended the AGM.